JETAANSW & doq & Japanaroo Partners

Japanaroo Opening Night


We are so excited to hold the Japanaroo Opening Night virtually next Friday, 20 August from 5:30 pm to 8 pm.

We will be officially launching Japanaroo 2021 in a big way! The event has something for people of all ages— an Origami workshop, Food and Sake talks from Fukuoka and Nagoya, Japanese cultural performances, a Paralympics presentation and a Q&A session with artists @Mulga and @Kentaro_Yoshida.

On top of that, you have a chance to win exclusive Japanaroo prizes!!

★How to join
Simply click on the following Zoom Meeting and have fun!
Date and time: 5:30 pm – 8 pm Friday, 20th August

★Schedule (AEST)
5:30 | Origami workshop by Midori Furze with a special guest, Consul-General Kiya
*Please prepare 3 sheets of square paper per person and a pair of scissors.

[Origami Workshop Video(18:30 mins)]

6:00 | Japanaroo – Introduction to prizes + Opening night prizes/SNS
*Enjoy and “Kanpai” together with your favourite drink and food!

[Prize Campaign]

6:05 | Japanese food/sake happy hour talk and videos

[Nagoya Food Video(1:07 minutes)]

[The Flavours of Fukuoka Video(1:02 mins) ]

[I love Tonkotsu Ramen Video(1:36 mins) ]

6:35 | Japanaroo quiz master activities

6:40 | Japanaroo 2021 opening remarks by Japan, Sydney and NSW representatives

6:45 | J Culture Sydney Online Cultural Display

[Japanaroo Festive Concert Preview Video(18:39 mins)]

7:05 | Paralympics presentation by cheerleaders

[Sydney Cheerleading Springs Video(1:18 mins)]

[Sydney Sakura Kids Cheerleaders Video(1:13 mins)]

[Australia Paralympic Team Accommodation(1:01 mins) ]

7:15 | Japanaroo quiz master activities announcement of best pics etc

7:30 | Talk and Q&A with Mulga/Kentaro Yoshida

7:50 | Closing statements and thank yous

MC: Claudia Chan from Australia-Japan Youth Dialogue

★Japanaroo Opening Night co-organisers
・Australia-Japan Youth Dialogue
・Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney
・doq Pty Ltd
・J Culture Sydney
・Midori Furze

Come and join us as we kickstart six weeks of celebrating the Australia-Japan relationship!